Global Wildlife Resources (GWR)
Rose Lake Shooting Range, Lansing Michigan
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Global Wildlife Resources (GWR) is dedicated to supporting wildlife professionals and students with humane capture and handling through training & field assistance. GWR is offering a 3-day wildlife chemcial capture course at the Rose Lake Shooting Range near Lansing Michigan, May 20-22 (Mon-Wed), 2019. This class is the most current and extensive yet practical chemical immobilization course in North America and includes hand-on labs with live animals. It has been invaluable to college students, state, federal, and tribal wildlife professionals, zoo caretakers, veterinarians, and veterinary technicians. This unique field-oriented training emphasizes professional and humane animal handling and covers practical techniques to maximize field success and human & animal safety. The course focuses on the needs of professionals to understand the skills and equipment associated with wildlife capture, physical restraint, and chemical immobilization as well as for captive and urban settings. Course content includes: Five-step Preparation for Field Operations * Legal Responsibilities * Drug Delivery Systems * Immobilizing Drugs (including BAM) * Patient Monitoring* Ear-tagging and Radio-collaring * Sampling * Veterinary Emergencies* Euthanasia * Human Safety * The Y Pole * Honoring Each Animal Through Equipment and Techniques* HANDS-ON LABS EVERY DAY: Drug Delivery Systems, Needle and Syringe Lab, TPR Lab, and Chemical Immobilization of Live Animals The dynamic course instructor is Dr. Mark Johnson of Global Wildlife Resources of Freeland, Washington. Dr. Johnson, former veterinarian of Yellowstone National Park, has participated nationwide in a wide range of wildlife handling field operations. He enthusiastically teaches wildlife professionals and students internationally for universities, national parks, state and federal agencies, native nations, zoological parks, and private organizations. Dr. Mark has been teaching several state wildlife agencies and is a primary instructor for USDA Wildlife Services. Each new course notebooks builds upon the one before as GWR gathers new tools, techniques, and an understanding of the changing issues and culture relating to wildlife capture and handling. GWR courses promote care, honor, and respect for every animal that is handled; Each course is often a profound career experience for course participants. See our Facebook page for reviews. The course is limited to 25 participants so register early! It includes hands-on labs each day (including a drugging lab with goats which simulate deer), course notebook, and a Certificate of Training. The 3-day course fee is $625/ $510 for full-time college students and as a refresher course for those who have previously attended a GWR course. Places are reserved once payment is received. Each day is 9am-5pm. To Learn More and to Register: Visit our website Training Schedule to register on-line and for a course outline, testimonials, and additional information. REVIEWS of our courses are on our FACEBOOK page: QUESTIONS? Contact us at REGISTER FOR ALL GWR TRAINING COURSES ON OUR TRAINING SCHEDULE WEBPAGE. A slideshow of one of our courses is available for viewing.
Anyone of college age or older. No prerequisites or previous knowledge are necessary. GWR classes are a mix is news and seasoned wildlife students and professionals. Anyone can register.
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Mark R. Johnson DVM
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